Vertical Milling Center Operator Stolle Machinery Company Stolle Machinery Company

Revision Date: 11/15/2013
Reports To: Manufacturing Supervisor


Operate computer-controlled machines to perform one or more machine functions on metal work pieces while
maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping accurate records and maintaining equipment and supplies.


  • Measure dimensions of finished workpieces to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision

measuring instruments, templates, and fixtures.

  • Examine completed workpieces for defects, such as chipped edges or marred surfaces and sort defective

pieces according to types of flaws.

  • Mount, install, align, and secure tools, attachments fixtures, and workpieces on machines, using

hand tools and precision measuring instruments.

  • Stop machines to remove finished workpieces or to change tooling, setup, or workpiece placement,

according to required machining sequences.

  • Check to ensure that workpieces are properly lubricated and cooled during machine operation
  • Start machines, monitor their operations, and record operational data.
  • Test and adjust machine speeds or actions, according to product specifications, using gauges and hand tools.
  • Set up and operate computer-controlled machines to perform one or more machine functions on metal workpieces.
  • Insert control instructions into machine control units to start operation.
  • Review program specifications or blueprints to determine and set machine operations and sequencing, finished

workpiece dimensions or numerical control sequences.

  • Listen to machines during operation to detect sounds such as those made by dull cutting tools or

excessive vibration and adjust machines to compensate for problems.

  • Remove and replace dull cutting tools.

Additional responsibilities and duties may be assigned.

Minimal requirements for education, knowledge and experience:

  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Stays current with job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and studying technical


  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control,

costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

  • Knowledge of trigonometry, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications

  • The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to

grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

  • The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • The ability to time your movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of

changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object or scene.

  • The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and

hand in one position.

  • The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • The ability to lift up yo 50lbs.

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